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La Chute de la maison Usher
Also known as The Fall of the House of Usher in the USA
(1928) French
B&W : Feature film
Directed by Jean Epstein

Cast: Jean Debucourt [Roderick Usher], Marguerite Gance [Madeleine Usher], Charles Lamy; Pierre Hot, Halma

Jean Epstein Films production. / [?] Produced? by Maurice Morlot. Scenario by Jean Epstein, from the short stories “The Fall of the House of Usher” and “The Oval Portrait” by Edgar Allan Poe. Art direction by Pierre Kefer. Costume design by Fernand Ochisé. Costumemaker Muelle. [?] Jewelry? by Christofle. Cinematography by Lucas (Georges Lucas and Jean Lucas). Slow motion cinematography by Hèbert. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Silent film.

Drama.

Survival status: Print exists in the film holdings of the Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm preservation positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Authors: Edgar Allan Poe

Listing updated: 23 September 2011.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Bardèche-History p. 228; Limbacher-Feature p. 76.

Home video: DVD.

 
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